Waverley made her triumphant return to service in August 2020 following her boiler refit. However Waverley is now critically short of funds to survive this winter. Without further support she can’t return to service in 2021. We are therefore asking for your help by donating to Waverley’s COVID-19 Relief Appeal.

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28th August 1967 Kingswear Castle

Kingswear Castle at Binfield on the River Medina, Isle of Wight.


On Monday 28th August 1967 Kingswear Castle arrived under tow at Binfield on the Isle of Wight on charter to the Ridett brothers who then owned Medway Queen.

19th August 1926 Columba

Columba.


On Thursday 19th August 1926 Columba was scheduled to leave Glasgow on the “Royal Route” for Rothesay, Colintraive, Tighnabruaich, Tarbet and Ardrishaig.

18th August 1953 Bournemouth

Embassy, Monarch, Emperor of India A/S Poole September 1951.


On Tuesday 18th August 1953 you could have had the opportunity to take any of 15 departures from Bournemouth Pier on any one of four different paddle steamers.

8th August 1952 Victoria

Victoria heading up for the inner berth on the west side of Bournemouth Pier about 1pm on Thursday 14th August 1952.


Victoria scheduled to run from Weymouth to Swanage and Totland Bay, Isle of Wight.

5th August 1963 Consul

Consul leaving Weymouth 23 May 1963. For this season only she sported a primrose funnel and bottle green hull.


Consul scheduled to run trips from Brighton’s Palace Pier.

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